File:Doopsgezinde kerk naamlijst leden RM19206.jpg|thumb|Jacobus Craandijk's name as "teacher, called 1884" in the Doopsgezinde kerk, Haarlem
File:Nijenbeek.jpg|thumb|Castle Nijenbeek in Voorst, from one of Craandijk's walks
'''Jacobus Craandijk''' (7 September 1834, in Amsterdam
– 3 June 1912, in Haarlem
) was a Dutch Mennonite
teacher and minister who enjoyed using his spare time for walks while taking notes and drawing.
He was trained at the Amsterdam Mennonite seminary and first served in Borne, Overijssel|Borne
from 1859, where he met and later married Anna Geertruida Ballot in 1861. He then served in Rotterdam
from 1862, where he served on the board of the Rotterdam-based ''Nederlandsch Zendelings Genootschap
'' (Dutch Mission Society) from 1864.
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